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Tánaiste Simon Coveney (centre) and Minister of State Michael Ring with Fine Gael candidates for Tipperary, Garret Ahearn and Mary Newman, in Golden Co Tipperary on Wednesday. Photograph: Barry Roche

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has accused Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin of engaging in populist politics in opposing the Government’s plans to roll out (...)

The expert view is that ‘this is a short campaign and there is a big opportunity, because the reality is most candidates won’t get to knock on a lot of doors’. File photograph: Getty

Younger voters live digital lives, have shorter attention spans, and are interested in issues not political parties, say experts. Consequently, politi(...)

Alan Kelly looks to be in a strong position. He is going into this election in a stronger position than 2016 thanks to his strong campaigning on health issues. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Tipperary (five seats) Current: 1 FF, 1 Lab, 3 Ind Tipperary is a five-seat constituency with high-profile outgoing TDs including Michael Lowry, Mat(...)

Leo Varadkar sought to reassure voters after serious crime overshadowed the first week of the general election campaign. Photograph: Alan Betson

“Ireland is a country that is safe. Ireland is a country that thankfully relative to other countries has a relatively low crime rate and murder rate”.(...)

Clonmel locals claim the proposed development is a mosque as it would be used for prayers five times daily. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Planning permission has been granted for a new cultural centre, including prayer rooms, for Muslims living in Clonmel, Co Tipperary, despite strong op(...)

John Sadleir in 1856. Photograph: Wikimedia

Irish banks and those at their helm, have never been strangers to controversy. The recent tracker mortgage scandal, Anglo Irish loans debacle and even(...)

Inspectors from the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) found “disrespectful language” was used in some care notes regarding residents’ “intimate care management”. File photograph: iStock

A resident at a HSE disability centre in Co Sligo said they felt like they were “treated like a baby”, a report from the State’s health watchdog says.(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

There is an apocryphal quote that is often attributed to the late US president Lyndon Johnson about the vagaries of elections. After losing a particul(...)

Enfer rose to prominence in the early 1990s when it developed a test for BSE, or so-called Mad Cow Disease. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

Enfer Technology Unlimited Company, part of the Louis Ronan-controlled Enfer group, is facing legal action from the estate of co-founder, Dr Michael O(...)

Storm Brendan throwing up  waves on   Strangford Lough in Co Down. Photograph:  Alan Lewis- Photopress

Households, businesses and councils were on Monday night counting the cost of Storm Brendan as some homes were left without power overnight. The ESB (...)

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